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by Voltaire

Analysis: Narrator Point of View

Who is the narrator, can she or he read minds, and, more importantly, can we trust her or him?

Third Person (Limited Omniscient)

The narrator in Candide is for the most part objective, but it occasionally probes into Candide’s consciousness. Unfortunately, because Candide has been brainwashed by Dr. P, there's often very little to probe.

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